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Autumn Meeting​ 2016

The stars of the big screen are out this week for the fourth annual international cinema event, Autumn Meeting, proudly hosted at ÊMM Hotel Hoi An!

Autumn Meeting​ 2016

Mentors include South Korean Lydia Park and movie star Moon So Ri (actor training), Indonesian Joko Anwar and Tia Hasibuan (budget film production) and French filmmaker Julie Beziau (film editing).

ÊMM Hotel Hoi An is pleased to host this year’s Autumn Meeting from November 7 to 16, 2016, an annual international film industry get-together. The event includes workshops and career mentoring from renowned Vietnamese-French director Tran Anh Hung, independent filmmaker Phan Dang Di and other international film insiders including South Korean actress Lydia Park and movie star Moon Sori.

Vietnamese French director Tran Anh Hung

Vietnamese-French director Tran Anh Hung

This year’s workshop and film forum is a rare opportunity for insiders to exchange experience. It also includes activities, such as film screenings, award giving ceremonies, and cinema fundraising, film project market “Art-house Film Corner”, workshops on making a low-budget movie,  Voice of Directors.

Moon Sori won the Marcello Mastroianni Award for Emerging Actor or Actress at the 59th Venice International Film Festival for her 2002 film “Oasis.” She is also best known for her acclaimed leading roles in “Hill of Freedom” and “A Good Lawyer’s Wife”.

Moon Sori

Movie star Moon So Ri

In addition, 12 participants from Taiwan (China), South Korea, Japan, Malaysia and Vietnam will receive instruction and career mentoring from renowned Vietnamese French director Tran Anh Hung in a directing workshop. Hung was an Oscar nominee and Cannes Camera d'Or winner in 1993 for Scent of Green Papaya; more recently, director of the 2010 adaptation of Haruki Murakami's hit novel Norwegian Wood.. He will be the president of the jury board of the prize “The Film of the Future.” in this year’s Autumn Meeting 2016.

There will be a budget film production course led by Indonesian filmmakers Joko Anwar and Tia Hasibuan.

Meanwhile French filmmaker Julie Beziau will offer training in film editing for participants.